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Ecclestone: It's a problem there aren't any Raikkonens in Formula 1 today

Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has suggested that the sport will miss Kimi Raikkonen, claiming that the rest of the grid is “very much like a robot.” Raikkonen left the sport at the end of last year following 19 years in F1 that covered two spells. Buy official Formula 1 clothing & merchandise The Finn joined the paddock in 2001 with Sauber, before spending five years with McLaren, where he won nine races between 2002 and 2006. He then moved to Ferrari after seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher left the sport, and he claimed his sole F1 world championship in his first season with the Scuderia. Raikkonen would then leave at the end of 2009 to take on rallying, but having...
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